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Felipe Gaucho

Felipe Gaúcho works as senior software engineer at Netcetera AG in Switzerland. He is a well known Brazilian JUG leader and open-source evangelist. Felipe works with Java since its early versions and has plans to keep that Java tradition as it is. When he is not coding, he prefers to listen reggae and travel around with his lovely
wife Alena and his son Rodrigo.

 

Articles

Felipe Gaucho tells Jim Wright about the PUJ (Prêmio Universitário Java) Java User Group Contest
JAXB and JPA can be combined to reduce the boilerplate code of Java EE applications and to optimize the performance of RESTful web services--a flexible solution, which preserves the original domain model while following the JPA, JAXB, and HTTP standards.
The Quaestio module of the java.net Schoolbus project hopes to make it easier for teachers and professors to manage the questions they use on tests, quizzes, and homework. As project contributor Felipe Gaucho explains, hammering out the needs, goals, and concepts of such a system is tricker than...

Weblogs

I had another Quickie at Devoxx08, a brief explanation on how to publish and read Atom and Rss feeds without using third-party libraries like Apache Abdera...

Cejug-Classifieds is an under working project to experiment all features of Java EE 5 - security, transactions and dependency injection...

Devoxx 2008 rocks, a beautiful and very well organized conference at Antwerp, Belgium.

My move from Brazil to Switzerland two years ago forced me to reorganize my carrier goals, to adapt to a different culture and also to keep an eye on my family happiness (at the end, the major...

When I started using href='http://fgaucho.dyndns.org:8080/hudson/'>continuous
integration against my own code, the very first results were buggy as
expected, a lot of...

Few days evaluating my options about binding my SOAP message
objects to my JPA entities.... I have:

After few months of a fun learning curve - coding WSDL-first Web
Services based on EJB 3 and JPA - I found some time to include automated
quality tasks in my project with ant scripts...

Few days ago I received a promotional kit from Sentilla Labs, a
box labeled as href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubiquitous_computing'>Pervasive
Computing Kit that...

Recently I am 100% service oriented, and that's why I am a bit
absent in blogging. More than absent, I am completely focused on my href='https://cejug-classifieds.dev.java.net/'>...

Following my open questions series to Jazoon'08, I will abandon
my server roots for a moment and I will visit the the GUI programming -...

More than a community and business event, href='http://jazoon.com/en.html'>Jazoon'08 offers you a chance to
discuss technology free of...

Let's check the conference guide to see where to find a good fish
in Zürich, more precisely, where are the best Jazoon'08 presentations
for...

Since it was created, the cejug-classifieds project served as a proof of concept for a lot of technologies. Now it comes back with a new set...

The discussion started in my JUG mailing list, where some
members started celebrating the availability...

Trying href='http://bits.netbeans.org/netbeans/6.1/m1/2008-01-28_10-31-18/'>NetBeans
6.1 I got Eclipse and NetBeans ready for my collaborators in a
transparent way.

PUJ is a new competition format that allows companies to
acknowledge the best Java codes produced by students during an academic
semester. Check out the competition rules created by...

2007 was an exciting Java year, and I am sure 2008 will raise with a better life and great success for all Java community. Enjoy your time, stay with your family and friends, and keep your hands...

I am a bit busy these days, but I am planning to return my blog activities in 2008. This blog is just to remind you about Jazoon call for papers. Several big players are already confirmed to the...

Footprint Project is gaining momentum since its stable release, with a growing number of JUGs and other
groups using the library to produce...

My last
blog
about using JAXB instead of Properties for loading configuration of
Java...

Configurable features is a common requisite of computer systems,
and the Java API provides the utility class java.util.Properties
to facilitate our...

After a long vacation, I finally had time to release the first stable release of Footprint :). The project is new and should evolve to something more sophisticated in the next...

Jazoon'07 presentations

Jazoon organizers have prepared all presentations for download on jazoon.com. Go to
http://jazoon.com/en/...

I continue my studies about web applications optimization focusing in the browser side. My previous blog was about YSlow, the excellent add on of Firebug. Now, I focused more to understand how...

A good way to reduce the number of Http Connections required to
load a web page is to store images and other resources in the href='http://www.procata.com/cachetest/'>browser cache...

I am visiting the web pages worlds these days - I confess it is not my metier, but this html trip is unveiling nice tools to minimize your the stress about validation and performance of...

This blog entry is the summary of a long discussion I had with my friend
Jason Brazile about
Calendar and Date manipulation in Java....

Few days ago I received a simple Java task: to take a comma-separated values (CSV) file and to create a Properties file for every...